Action RPG Pharonic available on Steam today
Battle enemies and explore the tombs of ancient Egypt
Pharaonic, a side-scrolling, action RPG set in ancient Egypt, has been release for the Macintosh, Linux and PC on Steam today.
The makers describe the game this way: "Explore a vast kingdom full of dangers and brutal enemies while you find the truth behind Ahmosis I, the Red Pharaoh. Death awaits at every corner in Egypt, and only the most audacious warriors will have any chance of success. The Pharaoh's army and countless dangerous creatures will stand in your way.
"Polish your combat skills and loot the best gear possible to have a chance of overcoming this difficult endeavor. Opt for lightweight equipment, trusting on your agility to avoid death, or take the blow and strike back even harder. The decision is yours.
"Throughout your path, you will find help from the Daughters of Ishtar, as well as the oppresed countrymen. Learn new skills and subdue divine powers to overcome your opponents. Drink from your canteen to heal your wounds, and acquire new equipment that will help you avoid death one more day."
Pharaonic takes the combat design of Dark Souls and adapts it to a faster-paced side-scrolling environment. Use your shield to block and parry incoming attacks, manage your stamina and wait for your chance to attack and defeat your enemies. A single mistake can be fatal.
A console version of the game is scheduled.